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Tuition Assistance/Need-Based Scholarship Program

The Hochstein community welcomes students of all ages, abilities, proficiency levels, ethnicities, and socio-economic backgrounds in an inclusive and accessible environment that provides artistic opportunities for all. Hochstein's Tuition Assistance/Need-Based Scholarship Program is just one way that we put the School's mission and values into action!

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NEW! Adult Dance Card

We believe in flexibility (pun intented!). Introducing our new Adult Dance Card - ages 18+ - for the following classes:

  • Beginning/Intermediate Ballet
  • Intermediate Ballet
  • Latin Social Dance
  • Beginning Modern

Click here for more information and take advantage of our new "come when you can" punch card!


Come to Hochstein to grow and create and be inspired! Whether age 20 or 90, beginner or advanced, dabbler or experienced professional, you can find a place at Hochstein! Hochstein offers adults the chance to work collaboratively with other adults, and also the opportunity to work intergenerationally with students of all ages – the choice is yours! 


"I took two years of Music Theory over forty years ago!! And now I am back for private violin lessons!! Feeling right at home, as I did all those years ago ..."


Individual lessons are available to adult beginners, those returning to an instrument that they took as a child, and those who have continued to play through adulthood. We have faculty members with many years of experience and interest in working with adult students. See the Music section for available individual lessons. 


Learn more about our Tuition Assistance by clicking here.

See below for all the adult offerings at Hochstein ...



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Specialty Lessons:
Jazz Lessons – varies by instrument
Songwriting – beginner to advanced
Drum Set – beginner to advanced
Indie Study – beginner to advanced

Group Instruction and Short Courses:
Voice Class for Adults -
beginner and up
Intro to Highland Bagpipes - beginner and up
Hochstein Ukulele Experiencebeginner
Hochstein Uke Styles – intermediate to advanced
Harmonica Horizon beginner
Irish Traditional Music 101 - beginner and up
Basic Music Theorybeginner
AP Music Theorypre-req: Basic Music Theory
Music History Survey – pre-req: AP Music Theory or equivalent

Click here to view all music classes


Beginning & Intermediate Ballet – beginner, intermediate, & up
Ballet III, III/IV, Pointe – for the advancing ballet dancer
Beginning/Intermediate & Intermediate/Advanced Tap – beginner & intermediate levels
Spanish/Flamenco I & II, III & IV – beginner & up
Beginning Modern Dance - beginner & up 
Intermediate Modern Dance - intermediate & up 
Move It! - beginner & up
Latin Social Dance - beginner & up

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Adult Ensembles

HochStrings Adult Chamber Orchestra – intermediate to advanced
Chamber Music Connection Ensembles – intermediate to advanced
Adult Cello Choir – intermediate to advanced
Adult Guitar Ensembles – beginning to advanced
Jazz Combos – advanced
Rock Bands – intermediate to advanced
Hochstein Alumni Orchestra – intermediate to advanced

Expressive Arts

Individual Music, Art, or Dance therapy sessions are tailored to the specific needs of those with developmental, social/emotional, learning, and physical challenges. Performance opportunities at Hochstein and in the community offer students a chance to socialize and experience performing in an ensemble or as a soloist. Click here for more information on Individual Sessions.